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1000+ American Female Casualties of Wars:

World War I: At least 359 servicewomen died in combat or in combat operations - (mostly from battlefield influenza, and aircraft/vehicle accidents.)

World War II: 543 died, mostly from vehicle and aircraft accidents. Sixteen Army nurses died from enemy fire.

Korean War: 17 died, mostly from vehicle or aircraft accidents.

Vietnam War: 8 died, one from hostile fire, one suicide, and the rest from vehicle and aircraft accidents.

Gulf War (Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm): 16 died, mostly from vehicle and aircraft accidents and hostile fire.

(SOURCES: Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation; Defense Department.)


And in the War in Iraq, the 100th female combat fatality occurred July 25 2008.


CNN: as of July 3 2009 - (

(No separate female stats - for which, shame on CNN.)

There have been 4,641 coalition deaths -- 4,324 Americans, two Australians, one Azerbaijani, 179 Britons, 13 Bulgarians, one Czech, seven Danes, two Dutch, two Estonians, one Fijian, five Georgians, one Hungarian, 33 Italians, one Kazakh, one Korean, three Latvians, 22 Poles, three Romanians, five Salvadoran, four Slovaks, 11 Spaniards, two Thai and 18 Ukrainians -- in the war in Iraq as of July 3, 2009, according to a CNN count. The list below is the names of the soldiers, Marines, airmen, sailors and Coast Guardsmen whose deaths have been reported by their country's governments. The list also includes seven employees of the U.S. Defense Department. At least 31,354 U.S. troops have been wounded in action, according to the Pentagon.

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